Curriculum Connections Psychology: Abnormal Psychology

Editor: Dwyer, Helen
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Brown Bear Books Ltd

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-93-633320-2
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 31
Book Status: Available
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This book describes the scientific study of psychological disorders. As well as detailing mental disorders, it examines social attitudes toward them and treatments that have been used through the centuries. Other important issues covered include the way in which the number and type of recognized mental disorders constantly changes, and how psychological difficulties affect a child's learning and social experiences.

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Table of Contents

    • Introduction
    • What is Abnormality
    • Mental Disorders
    • Abnormality in Development
    • Psychotherapies
    • Physical Therapies
    • Mental Disorders and Society
    • Glossary
    • Further Research